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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Berlin to Munich?

Lowest Price$27.96
Fastest Train3h 56m
Trains Per Day105
Train Lines4

Berlin to Munich Route Map

Berlin Munich

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the train from Berlin to Munich?

You can expect to pay an average price of about €54 for a train ticket from Berlin to Munich, although prices start as low as €20. Bus tickets for this route average just €30, but the trip will take at least 3 hours longer.

Is there an overnight train from Berlin to Munich?

Deutsche Bahn does provide overnight trains from Berlin to Munich, but they take quite a bit longer than other trains from Berlin to Munich. The latest train departs Berlin at around 9:30 p.m., requires a transfer, and arrives in Munich at about 7:30 a.m. the next morning. Most trains making this trip — even ones that require a transfer — take less than 5 hours and 30 minutes. Instead of taking an overnight train, your best bet may be to take a train that leaves very early in the morning, at around 4:30 a.m., arriving into Munich a little after 9:00 a.m.

How far away is Munich from Berlin?

Munich is 584 kilometers (363 miles) from Berlin. A train from Munich to Berlin typically takes between 5 and 5.5 hours, depending on the type of train you take. DB Intercity-Express is the fastest, with an express schedule that will get you there in as little as 3 hours and 54 minutes.

Is it safe to travel by train from Berlin to Munich right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Berlin to Munich?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Berlin to Munich. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Berlin to Munich?

In the last month, $40.47 was the average price of a train ticket from Berlin, BE to Munich, BY. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $91.04 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Berlin to Munich?

The distance between Berlin and Munich is approximately 313 miles, or 504 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 7 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 56 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Berlin to Munich are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Berlin at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Berlin to Munich?

There are 105 scheduled trains on most days. 17 of these are direct connections to Munich. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Munich to Berlin. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Berlin to Munich for $45.18.

Which train should you take from Berlin to Munich?

There are 4 train lines with service from Berlin, Berlin to Munich, Bavaria. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 84 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity18h 48m$91.28
DB Intercity-Express195h 43m$77.08
Deutsche Bahn846h 16m$82.10
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company67h 7m$72.15

Where is the train station in Berlin?

Berlin has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Munich:

  • Berlin Hbf (tief)
  • Train Station
  • Berlin Südkreuz

Where is the train station in Munich?

There are more train stations and stops in Munich than most cities. Most trains from Berlin will stop at one (or more) of the 15 following stations in Munich:

  • München Train Station
  • München-Karlsfeld
  • München-Aubing
  • München-Lochhausen
  • München-Pasing
  • München-Freiham
  • München-Neuaubing
  • München-Westkreuz
  • München Leienfelsstr.
  • München-Allach
  • München-Langwied
  • München-Untermenzing
  • München-Laim
  • München-Neuperlach Süd
  • München-Riem

Price trends for trains from Berlin to Munich

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Berlin, BE to Munich, BY
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Users that traveled with DB Intercity-Express report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
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